'''École des Ponts ParisTech''' (originally called '''École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées''' or '''ENPC''', also nicknamed '''Ponts''') is a university-level institution of higher education and research in the field of science, engineering and technology. Founded in 1747 by Daniel-Charles Trudaine
, it is one of the oldest and most prestigious French Grandes Écoles
Historically, its primary mission has been to train engineering officials and civil engineers but the school now offers a wide-ranging education including computer science, applied mathematics, civil engineering, mechanics, finance, economics, innovation, urban studies, environment and transport engineering. École des Ponts is today largely international: 43% of its students obtain a double degree abroad, and 30% of an ''ingénieur'' cohort is foreign.
It is headquartered in Marne-la-Vallée
, and is a founding member of...